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Drawing, Beirut Harbor and Mount Sannine, February 20,1868

This is a Drawing. It is dated February 20,1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

12.2 × 20.6 cm (4 13/16 × 8 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, upper center(artist's hand): greenish warm sky/ 2/ 3/ blue purple/ brown purple/ silvery/ green window; in graphite, upper right (artist's hand): 2 brilliant gold/ 3 milky grey; in graphite, lower center (artist's hand): Beirut, Jan (68).; Verso: in graphite, center (artist's hand): lovely yet affected light; in graphite, lower left (artist's hand): El Yemen Feb 20th; in graphite, lower right: I79/ 1917-4-1453.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Beirut Harbor and Mount Sannine, February 20,1868; USA; graphite on cream paper; 12.2 × 20.6 cm (4 13/16 × 8 1/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-600

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